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Claudius Linton

Roots Master: The Vintage Roots Reggae Singles

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The chart-topping compilation of the late roots reggae great Claudius “Kingman” Linton’s finest ’70s/’80s sides, plus unreleased tracks and a 10-minute behind-the-scenes video. This 16-track compilation includes new stereo mixes from the original analog tapes plus vintage cuts rescued from vinyl pressings.

“‘Roots Master’ brings this veteran roots singer, originator of the vocal style popularized by reggae greats Culture and Burning Spear, the recognition he truly deserves… It’s simply a joy to listen to such gems from the past. Every fan of reggae who likes to hear a good voice, conscious lyrics and fine melodies must hold a copy of this CD!” –

Includes Claudius’ classic No. 1 hit “Crying Time” plus more singles and rare dub versions.